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Tagamet: Oral tablet

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Tagamet 300mg Tab
GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies
Pill Identification: TAGAMET 300 SB 
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Tagamet 400mg Tab
GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies
Pill Identification: TAGAMET 400 SB  |  TAGAMET 400 SB
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Tagamet 800mg Tab
GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies
Pill Identification: TAGAMET 800 SB  |  TAGAMET 800 SB
How This Drug Works
Antihistamines, H2
H2-blockers are antihistamines that relieve stomach indigestion by preventing histamine from stimulating H2 receptors and reducing the amount of acid in the stomach.
"Histamine H2&#45;receptor antagonists, also known as H2&#45;blockers, are drugs that relieve stomach indigestion. <br><br> Histamine aids in digestion and is triggered when food enters the digestive tract. When histamine activates H2 receptors, acidic juices are made that break down food in the stomach.<br><br> Preventing histamine from stimulating H2 receptors reduces acidic juice made in the stomach to relieve and&#47;or prevent heartburn, acid indigestion, and sour stomach. "
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Tagamet: Oral tablet

What is this medicine?

CIMETIDINE (sye MET i deen) is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulcer pain and discomfort, and the heartburn from acid reflux.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Tagamet HB: Oral tablet

Similar Generic Drugs : Cimetidine: Oral tablet

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